Peru, covering an area of 1.285.215 km², is situated in western South America and is bordered by Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. Peru's Pacific coastline has a total length of roughly 2.420 km. The Andes mountains run parallel to the Pacific Ocean; they define the three regions describing the country geographically: costa, sierra and selva.
This practical training programme offers curious wildlife enthusiasts the opportunity to gain a unique insight in the field of primatology and thereby gain valuable experience in South America. Peru is one of the regions on our earth that serve as a habitat for the most species. With its diverse flora and fauna, it creates a unique learning environment for everyone with a sense of adventure and nature lovers with a thirst for knowledge alike, they being able to learn more about the rainforests and its ecological system in an incomparable manner. As part of a team of international field researchers, you are able to apply basic behaviour and and species research techniques, conduct exciting experiments and gain comprehensive knowledge of the flora and fauna that is to be found in rainforests under professional supervision. With the Amazon rainforest as a backdrop, you will be able to experience a unique learning environment.